National Ploughing Finals Cancelled

The Ploughing exhibition section had already been cancelled due to covid-19.

The National Ploughing Finals have been cancelled.  

They were due to go ahead behind closed gates however due to the increase in covid cases the Association felt it was the safest option to cancel them. 

Senior international qualifier classes for 2021 are due to go ahead in October because they include qualification for the World Ploughing Contest next September. 

It's disappointing but necessary to cancel this year's National Ploughing Championships.

The National Ploughing Association says it's disappointing but necessary to cancel this year's National Ploughing Championships.

Laois' Anna Marie McHugh says it wouldn't be possible to safely hold the event next month, in light of the recent surge in covid-19 cases, with at least 150 competitors and officials expected onsite.

Qualifiers for next year's World Ploughing Contest - which Ireland will host - will still take place in October.

Then, focus turns to the 2021 Championships:

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